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toonfish

Driving/Fishing South Long

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toonfish

Coming up for the Jaycees tourn on Gull, but we are staying on South Long for couple days (lower I think) Are there roads plowed to drive on? Where are the access points to drive on, and how are the driving conditions on this lake? Any spots to watch out for? Most important how is the walleye action on this lake? Are we better off trying some other close lakes that are easy to drive on and fish out of the portables? Thanks for any input!

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toonfish

Bump....Anyone?

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maddowg1192000

its been a couple weeks since I have been out there but driving was fine and the crappie bite was ok(no walleyes). If I get a chance this weekend I will swing down there and check it out for ya.

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mudpig

if you want to catch scarce dinky crappies and walleyes fish south long, otherwise opt for a different lake. If you want eyes, pelican is a good option, plus there is some roads plowed out on that lake. Or serpent over in crosby might be a good option for walleyes and big crappies, with some decent roads plowed. Or if you want to be guaranteed to catch fish go to rice lake NE side of brainerd, they run smaller, but you will catch crappies and sunnies for sure.

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toonfish

Thanks...for the info...Maddowg if you do get out there this weekend any info would be great...Mudpig said small crappies and eyes...how about Pike action?

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theiceman

I've been on south long the last 2 mornings, filled out on crappies both mornings 10"-11" inches, no walleyes.

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Barbless Walters

Any new updates on conditions?

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toonfish

Coming up tonight any updates....can I drive the Suburban out there, hows the slush? Are there some decent roads, and are there any spots to watch out for when driving?

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maddowg1192000

I never made it out ther over the weekend but a few buddies did and they said the roads were fine but they did end up getting stuck on upper south long when they tried to go off roading.

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